Archive | March, 2010

Volunteering Overseas

Tweet I have talked in the past about volunteering at a local orphanage.  It has been a very rewarding experience so far.  The kids have really taken to us, and I always have a great time when I am there.  I have been looking into other volunteer opportunities for when I decide to leave South […]

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Making a Difference

Tweet Recently I have been involved in a few conversations on making a difference as a teacher.  I think anyone who gets into teaching wants to make a difference in the lives of those they teach.  I know it has a lot to do with why I wanted to teach.  I felt I could have […]

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Random Observations

Tweet I have been in Korea for just over 4 months, and in that time a few things have stood out.  These are just a few of my observations and they do not represent everyone here.  I do suspect they represent a great many however. First of all, there is a great mixture of rudeness […]

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A Weekend Getaway

Tweet This last weekend I joined a few teachers and ventured down to the coast to check out the city of Busan.  Monday was a holiday here in South Korea so we hoped on a Sunday morning train with the plan to come back on Monday. Busan is the 2nd biggest city in South Korea […]

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